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Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
and healthcare benefits. two-thirds of all workers report cooking, preparing, and serving food when they're ill, with the flu or other sicknesses. and with a wage as little as $2.13, so reliant on tips for their wages, these workers simply cannot afford to take a day off when sick, let alone risk losing their jobs. the majority of workers are adults. many are parents and single parents, single mothers, using the restaurant job as their main source of income. we partner with more than a hundred small business owners around the country who are doing the right thing, providing good, decent wages, better working conditions, paid sick days, benefits, opportunities for advancement. so, i think that's the first thing i would say to a small business owner is, "look, there are tons of people who are already doing it. we're here to help you, they're here to help you try this new way of doing business." >> acting on that democratic impulse, saru jayaraman and the protesting workers march from capitol hill to the capital grille steakhouse, owned by one of the biggest restaurant chains in america -- >> 86,0
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